Woman found dead in Killeen hotel room identified, suspect in custody: Police


KILLEEN, Texas — Police have determined the female observed lifeless late Friday in a Killeen lodge room in the 2700 block of E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

The suspect — Juan Enoc Bamaca Pliego — is at this time in Bell County Jail, in accordance to law enforcement.

Helena Deloris Holmes, 51, has been recognized as the victim.

Friday’s homicide is the 10th for the City of Killeen in 2022.

An autopsy has been requested. The circumstance continues to be underneath investigation.


A 51-year-outdated female is lifeless and a however-to-be-identified guy discovered with her in a Killeen resort area is in custody in what law enforcement have labeled a late-evening murder.

The deceased woman’s identify is currently being withheld pending notification of upcoming of kin, according to a Killeen Law enforcement Division information launch.

Law enforcement were being dispatched to the 2700 block of E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard at 11:23 p.m. immediately after obtaining phone calls of a disturbance. They identified the woman and male within the lodge space. Paramedics “advised (the girl) had no indications of life” when they arrived. She was pronounced useless at 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

An autopsy has been ordered.

“Detectives with the Felony Investigation Division carry on to actively look into this incident and there is no extra info at this time,” Killeen law enforcement said.